Satellite Center Team Members Advance to National Round of the National History Day Contest in Washington, D.C.


Albert Dupont, Adviser

Satellite Center Team Members Asia Jupiter, Tremecia Peters and Parker Peltier advanced to the national round of the National History Day Contest with their documentary entitled “Go Tell Somebody: The Red Flame Hunters Mardi Gras Indian Tribe.”

NHD-2The Team Members advanced to the national round by competing in the regional round in March and then the State round of the Louisiana History Day Contest held on April 9th at the WWII Museum in New Orleans.

The finals of the NHD Contest will be held on the University of Maryland’s Campus in June of 2016.

The ATVB Team Members were able to adapt their topic to the national theme of “Exploration, Encounter and Explore” by diving into the history of the Mardi Gras Indians and tying it to the only youth Mardi Gras Indian Tribe in New Orleans, The Red Flame Hunters.

NHD-1Asia Jupiter and Parker Peltier are Seniors at Hahnville and Tremecia Peters is a Senior at Destrehan High School and all are enrolled at the SCPPS Satellite Center’s Advanced TV Broadcasting Course.